THE IMPORTANCE OF WUDU
The Prophet Muhammad s said: “Salah (prayer) of anyone of you who has invalidated his/her purification is not accepted unless he/she makes wudu’’.
THE VIRTUES OF WUDU’
The Prophet Muhammad s said: “When the Muslim or believing servant performs ablution and washes his/her face, each sin he/she has committed by his/ her eyes washes away with the water. When he/she washes his/her hands, each sin his/her hands have committed washes away with the water – or with the last drop of water until he/she becomes free of sin.”
THE FOLLOWING STEPS MUST BE OBSERVED IN ORDER:
Actions which nullify the Wudu:
The following actions nullify the Wudu – i.e. it has to be performed again in order to pray. These are in regards to both men and women:
1. Passing wind.
2. Passing urine or faeces
4. Flowing of blood or pus from any part of the body
5. Deep sleep, whereby one loses awareness
6. Unconsciousness or intoxication
7. Touching the private parts with bare hands
8. Intimate relations